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Posted: by _Clare_
Last Reply: by _Clare_
Views: 5753    Replies: 46
"This is a bit of a shameful admission... (god, it feels like the intro to a Poi Anonymous meet)I've been playing poi for two years... and I still haven't mastered the hyperloop/chain-tw..."
Posted: by AdventureAng
Last Reply: by dawn2dusk
Views: 1941    Replies: 7
"I've only been doing poi for a little while now, but I have a pasion to learn as many things as possible. Next on my list is flowers. Can anyone help me with getting even the basic fl..."
Posted: by ken710314
Last Reply: by dawn2dusk
Views: 761    Replies: 4
"I can quaere once again practise time is use middle finger or ring finger?"
Posted: by molab
Last Reply: by jaero
Views: 993    Replies: 15
"I've been wanting to get in to Poi twirling for a long time now, and I've just brought a Fire Staff that i've been twirling and enjoying, I'm keen to buy a set of Poi, my question to yo..."
Posted: by TheDeceiver
Last Reply: by Rev
Views: 842    Replies: 3
"Hi,I've just started twirling poi about 2 weeks ago. Well unless you exclude the 3 year break between when I last picked up poi that is.I have been pointed to this website to learn some..."
Posted: by grace
Last Reply: by 87wt2gxq7
Views: 3330    Replies: 29
"How do u enterpret stalls into your poi weaves/transactions? anyone got any basic exsampoles for me to try. i have seen a few stalls used before but im very new to it "
Posted: by SeventyMiles
Last Reply: by JauntyJames
Views: 2230    Replies: 25
"i like to call it the Super Weave or the One Handed Weave.I can only get it smoothe on the right side for now though but that will be changing soon!!! enjoi!!! http://www.bboy.org/forum..."
Posted: by 4d1c3
Last Reply: by shen shui
Views: 11215    Replies: 42
"hey people, how we all goin 2day do you actually do wraps with fire. i have been doin fire twirling with poi and staff for like a year and can do most of the moves on this si..."
Posted: by daize
Last Reply: by infinite
Views: 1068    Replies: 13
"I hope this isn't a silly question..... I've been trying to learn the air wrap, yet I get the funny feeling I should be using chain poi or sock poi, rather than a measily thin polyester..."
Posted: by Rovo
Last Reply: by shen shui
Views: 2410    Replies: 40
"I've been thinking about this a bunch today. I know some people on this site concentrate on learning all they can about a certain discipline i.e. contact poi, hyperloops/airwraps, isola..."
Posted: by Wheee
Last Reply: by FireTom
Views: 2156    Replies: 24
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Posted: by LazyAngel
Last Reply: by LazyAngel
Views: 3717    Replies: 51
"There has already been lots of discussion on dancing and body movement. I don't think I can add much to Duvan's thread here But, I did have an idea for a way to express body movement i..."
Posted: by daeman
Last Reply: by TheGreatSaint
Views: 1212    Replies: 23
"not sure if u all know this or not but im just getting started with poi and was looking into making some sock poi to start with but whilst out shopping i came up with the idea of usin d..."
Posted: by Blasphemous Girl
Last Reply: by Blasphemous Girl
Views: 1054    Replies: 11
"just looking for some help. i think i may have seen a thread on this before but couldnt find it!has anyone ever seen a form of poi type thing that i think came from south america and i..."
Posted: by alicewonderland
Last Reply: by LazyAngel
Views: 622    Replies: 7
"I keep seeing in galleries a move called a whirler and i for the life of me cannot figure it out...could someone please help...it looks like the poi starts at bottom spins all around th..."
Posted: by jesusofsuburbia
Last Reply: by infinite
Views: 831    Replies: 10
"ok ive been spinning about eight months and am about to buy my chains. but id like a little advice first. i dont want your personal opinions or favs, id like your experiences with diffe..."
Posted: by Trissy
Last Reply: by JonnyRok
Views: 1325    Replies: 8
" Hi there... uh, i've come across a lil variation move for the leg wraps which i've never seen before (it's actually kinda simple &lbr;real easy&rbr; but i've been told it looks good )U..."
Posted: by arnar
Last Reply: by [Nx?]
Views: 776    Replies: 5
"so im wondering, are there advantages and disadvantages to all the various grips?holding in your palm would seem to work well, but putting it between two differnt fingers also seems to ..."
Posted: by i8beefy2
Last Reply: by shen shui
Views: 1078    Replies: 22
"Is it all in the wrists (with chains, not socks)? i used to have a hard time keeping momentum in the heads but today I started flopping my wrists around and it seems that I can keep mom..."
Posted: by acidicjenny
Last Reply: by [Nx?]
Views: 649    Replies: 2
"I was recently at a party watching a girl doing poi - there was one particular move she was doing but I couldn't tell how was done - I've no idea what its called...Basically she was doi..."
Posted: by fie
Last Reply: by Stout
Views: 877    Replies: 11
"http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-7450704966427547019&q=poiWhat is this?I can't figure it out and I don't know what it's called."
Posted: by Tom_Shill
Last Reply: by Rev
Views: 1092    Replies: 15
"Ok, this thread is probably going to be one of those that'll run for only a couple of posts but I think it'll be a useful one to have on here, especially for people searching. I've trie..."
Posted: by kevabbs
Last Reply: by flash fire
Views: 716    Replies: 7
"Can anyone help me with a poi move i've seen in quite a few videos?The only thing i can do is describe it really as i can't work it out.Basicly when spinning the poi it look like your h..."
Posted: by Rovo
Last Reply: by Ange_GSC
Views: 1727    Replies: 16
"The ideas in this thread came from a conversation Nick Woolsey told me he had with Drew at uberpoi. I just expanded on the ideas Nick gave me. You have to give credit where it's due.I d..."
Posted: by Psycho_lemming
Last Reply: by nearly_all_gone
Views: 3983    Replies: 29
"Hi people!!!! Just a quick post, i have been trying to learn buzzsaw - just wanted to check that the chains arn't ment to cross??? if this is true then i've got it!!!! also how short ..."
Posted: by Igirisujin
Last Reply: by duballstar
Views: 2148    Replies: 33
"Ive had this picture in my favourites and a few people have asked how is this done, but its not had an answer yet. So I photo-bucketed it and now im asking...How is this done?"
Posted: by ChaosQueen
Last Reply: by Tom_Shill
Views: 1769    Replies: 26
"Anyone got any tips on the 5beat butterfly? You can see videos of it on sphericalism.com.....I think I spelled that wrong though. "
Posted: by ken710314
Last Reply: by Skulduggery
Views: 612    Replies: 1
"I want quaere de matter, I contact poi but all the time can not smooth practice, I want know want person's mo practice de skill? Thanks"
Posted: by Saskeah
Last Reply: by NYC
Views: 995    Replies: 15
"Hi.Okay, I started doing poi about a year and a half ago, and (without meaning to play my own horn) I found myself learning things a lot faster than most people. Problematic, in this ci..."
Posted: by Rovo
Last Reply: by Chris Bailey
Views: 2080    Replies: 7
"I have been doing alot of throws lately and I stumbled onto this neat little bugger.With your right poi going reverse wall plane in front you swnig it back behind you and through your l..."
Posted: by bradhorn
Last Reply: by Elzibelles
Views: 1074    Replies: 15
"Need Help with Anti Spinning and Stuff like an Antispin FlowerHOW DO YOU DO IT?i saw a few explanations but nothing helped "
Posted: by Zauberdachs
Last Reply: by Zauberdachs
Views: 961    Replies: 14
"Ok I've just picked my poi up and suddenly can do anti-spin flowers. I was sort of practising them over the weekend at the SJC but in a really half-hearted way and when I pick up my poi..."
Posted: by dollish
Last Reply: by GeoffonTour04
Views: 1170    Replies: 11
"I am new and trying to correct my mistakes before they happen. I wanted to inquire about how much (when first starting) of one's movement should be in the wrists and how much in the sh..."
Posted: by eightball
Last Reply: by Dut
Views: 939    Replies: 8
"hey i was in denile about the behind the back backwards weave for ages even thought a friend of mine who is way too flexable for her own good! learnt it and showed it to me, now after m..."
Posted: by bmwhiteley
Last Reply: by jo_rhymes
Views: 708    Replies: 4
"I just all the tips possible on practising this move, the how to start the move going from just swinging normally."
Posted: by i8beefy2
Last Reply: by Sporky
Views: 12595    Replies: 105
"Ok, so this may be random whining, but why sock poi? Every video I see is someone spinning some colorful pair of sock poi. I gave up socks when doing hyperloops because they simply did ..."
Posted: by Renface
Last Reply: by FireByNite
Views: 5541    Replies: 56
"i watch some of these videos... and i just become so depressed that i probably wont ever reach such levels of talent.... how much is practice, and how much is just the natural abitity o..."
Posted: by bmwhiteley
Last Reply: by Suibom
Views: 640    Replies: 6
"I can do the normal weave seriously fast but when i come to do the reverse weave the poi's keep clipping my shoulders. Any hints or tips??"
Posted: by KaelGotRice
Last Reply: by LazyAngel
Views: 1886    Replies: 22
"Before everyone clamors for me to search or do durbs(theres a wire wool thread someone made earlier and got told to search). I am 100% sure I havent seen this discussion before. I hav..."
Posted: by AnApple
Last Reply: by Sticks
Views: 2294    Replies: 26
"Hi.I was just wondering what the proper term for the step before the 3 beat weave was. It is essentially where the poi chase each other through a figure of 8. I have heard it refered ..."
Posted: by Tom_Shill
Last Reply: by [Nx?]
Views: 1178    Replies: 14
"I've been seeing a few people referring to planes by numbers and I have no idea what they mean. I know about wall planes like where you do butterflies and all that, and side planes wher..."
Posted: by xavhan
Last Reply: by xavhan
Views: 7007    Replies: 43
"This is a very nice trick infinite Hyperloop and 360 with the Hyperloop don't look the end it's just for fun in one week I will post a nice video of infinite vertical hyperloophttp://..."
Posted: by northernpyro
Last Reply: by TinklePants
Views: 1319    Replies: 14
"ok could someone please explain in lamens terms how to pull one of these things i can do antispin buzz saw i just cant get the transition PLEASE help"
Posted: by Akela
Last Reply: by Gnor
Views: 829    Replies: 6
"hi all, just got my first set of poi about a month ago and have been trying to get the hang of them when I can. It was taking me forever to figure out the 3 beat weave as the video on t..."
Posted: by Pali
Last Reply: by Suibom
Views: 709    Replies: 3
"To begin, I did a search :-) and did not find the answer to my question. I've found this question asked before, but it didn't really get an answer. So, here we go.In the same-directi..."
Posted: by BLUECHIP
Last Reply: by shen shui
Views: 1091    Replies: 13
"Recently I have been having issues maintaining fluidity when using my poi. I simply cant seem to be able to link in any of the moves when the poi are going in the same direction and whe..."
Posted: by i8beefy2
Last Reply: by i8beefy2
Views: 1050    Replies: 15
"Ok, so I'm at work and I go bored. So here's a challenge. From any pattern, (I find weave is my strongest rotational beginner...), indoors (8' ceiling), do a rotating poi toss and get i..."
Posted: by Tom_Shill
Last Reply: by Tom_Shill
Views: 943    Replies: 12
"OK, before anyone says anything, anything at all, I am well aware that this is mentioned in Glass' Jedi Moves thread. That's where I heard about it. But I didn't see an explanation of h..."
Posted: by Dissolved Girl
Last Reply: by VampyricAcid
Views: 3868    Replies: 15
"hi to all the people out there, I'm from Italy and I don't know all the english names of the poi moves, cause in Italy we call them in a different way (ehm...obviously). the videos help..."
Posted: by infinite
Last Reply: by Mint Sauce
Views: 2191    Replies: 30
"http://www.homeofpoi.com/lessons/poi_lessons.php/poi/28Doesnt this look like a 3 beat butterfly weave, not a 5 beat reverse weave? It could be the angle of view, but this sure isnt in ..."
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